Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Father's Day in Loudoun County


Last month we gave you ideas for celebrating Mom, and now it’s Dad’s turn! 


Whether you have an active, sport-loving Dad, or a laid back Dad, there’s plenty to do as a family this Father’s Day in Loudoun County. But before you head out, don’t forget to stop by Brambleton Town Center for a gift! Perhaps he’d like a Martial Arts class with the kids at Dragon Yong-In, or a new pair of kicks from The Next Step? If he’s a wine guy, stop by The Virginia Wine Factory. Or when was the last time Dad had a nice dinner out? Take him to Blue Ridge Grill for a steak and a beer!  


If you’re looking for an outing to show your appreciation for Dad, we’ve rounded up what we think are the most Dad-friendly events in Loudoun County taking place over Father’s Day weekend.


14th Annual Cajun Festival
Take Dad out for a night of dancing at Breaux Vineyards. Cajun music will entertain and Cajun cuisine will be for sale including Jambalaya, Muffaletta, Gumbo, Cajun spiced chicken, BBQ, and more! There will also be fresh crawfish flown in straight from Louisiana, depending on availability. Kids’ activities include clowns, balloon art, face painting, and hayrides through the vineyard.
Date: June 16, 2012, 11am-6pm
Location: Breaux Vineyards, 36888 Breaux Vineyards Ln, Hillsboro, VA 20132
Phone: 800-492-9961
Website: http://www.BreauxVineyards.com


Acoustic on the Green
Treat Dad to a relaxing picnic and enjoy the sounds of live acoustic music in Historic Leesburg. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or a blanket, but no alcoholic beverages, pets, or smoking. In case of bad weather, the show will be inside the Town Hall.
Date: June 16, 2012, 7-9pm
Price: FREE
Location: Leesburg's Town Hall Green, 25 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: 703-737-7156


Father's Day at Bogati Bodega

Does your day enjoy a fine cigar once in a while? Take him to Bogati Bodega & Vineyard for a day of wine tasting and a complimentary cigar!
Date: June 17, 2012, 12-5pm
Price: $15/person includes wine tasting and cigar
Location: Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, 35246 Harry Byrd Hwy, Round Hill, VA 20141
Phone: 540-338-1144


Father's Day Putt Putt & Fish-a-Rama Competition

You can’t find a more traditional Father’s Day outing than golf and fishing. Treat Dad to a weekend of barbeque, putt-putt golf, and fishing at Great Country Farms. Compete against other Dads and win great prizes! The Roosteraunt will be serving cold drinks, BBQ sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs.
Date: June 16-17, 2012, 10am-5pm
Location: Great Country Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont, VA 20135
Phone: 540-554-2073


About Brambleton:
Brambleton is an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Brambleton encompasses nearly 2,000 acres and 8,181 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Brambleton is owned and operated by Soave Real Estate.  For information about the community, please call (703) 722-2864 or visit www.brambleton.com.  Follow Brambleton on Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Brambleton Ringing in Hope Race to Benefit Military Charities


Brambleton announces today the Memorial Day Ringing In Hope Walk, Run & Fun Race will take place on May 28th at Brambleton Town Center. All proceeds will benefit the Fisher House Foundation, which provides a home away from home for military families to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury and Joshua’s Hands Valiant Warrior Program, which provides handmade quilts for servicemen and women wounded during service. Race participants can designate their fees to the participating charity of their choice upon registration. Event details are as follows:

Event: Ringing In Hope Walk, Run & Fun Race for charity
Date: Monday, May 28, 2012
Time: 1k walk at 8:30am, 5k and 10k race at 9:00am
Cost: $12 for 1k, $30 for 5k, $35 for 10k. Children under 12 are free.

Registration: www.ringinginhope.com

Sponsors include: 92.5 WINC-FM, Tetra Partners, Water To Go, Potomac River Running, Miller & Smith, Van Metre Homes, Pulte Group, Sport & Health Club of Brambleton, Big D’s Pony Rides, Harris Teeter, Total Development Solutions, Auto Auction of Baltimore, NOVA Car Donations, ADT Pulse, Navitas, Leesburg/Ashburn Today, and the official event photographer, Chessie Photography.

About Brambleton:
Brambleton is an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Brambleton encompasses nearly 2,000 acres and 8,181 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Brambleton is owned and operated by Soave Real Estate.  For information about the community, please call (703) 722-2864 or visit www.brambleton.com.  Follow Brambleton on Facebook and Twitter.

About Soave Enterprises:
Soave Enterprises is a diversified management and investment company founded by Detroit businessman Anthony L. Soave. Soave Enterprises provides strategic planning, financial and other management resources to its affiliated business ventures.  Recently, Forbes Magazine ranked Soave Enterprises as the 251st largest privately held company in the United States. For more information visit www.soave.com.




Mother's Day in Loudoun County



Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching. Are you still on the hunt for the perfect present to show Mom how much you care? Brambleton Town Center has a variety of shops with all of your Mother’s Day needs. Stop by Edible Arrangements for a different take on a bouquet for the Mom with the sweet tooth, or stick with the more traditional route and grab a beautiful spring plant from Harris Teeter. Have a fashionista for a Mom? Check out Misguided Angels for the perfect accessory for the trendiest of Moms. Don’t forget the pampering with a gift certificate from Eclips Salon & Day Spa. No matter your Mother’s style, we have you covered for gift ideas at Brambleton Town Center this Mother’s Day.

If you’d rather show your appreciation this Mother’s Day with an outing, we’ve rounded up what we think are the most Mom-friendly events in Loudoun County taking place over Mother’s Day weekend.

1. A Picnic Lunch for the Mom with Little Ones
What better way to celebrate this season with your mother than an outdoor picnic at Morven Park. Admission covers small lunches and property tours. Little ones can create a craft to show their appreciation for Mom.
Date: Sunday, May 13th
Time: 1-3pm
Cost: $15/person, $10/member
Location: Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176

2. A Relaxing Farm Day for the Outdoorsy Mom
Spend the day outdoors with Mom at Great Country Farms for their Art & Asparagus event. Mom can watch the kids play on the farm, enjoy a theater show, check out local artists or enjoy shopping in the Country Store. Don’t forget to stop and spend a quiet moment with the Blue Ridge Mountain scenery.
Date: May 12-13
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Great Country Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont, VA 20135

3. A Mother’s Day for an Active Mom
The 5th Annual Get Smart! 5K is the perfect way to spend time with your active, health conscious Mom. The race is USATF certified and begins at Smart’s Mill Middle School. Prizes will be rewarded to top finishers and Moe’s Southwestern Grill and Eggspectations will cater lunch after the event. Music and vendor tables will entertain and all runners will be entered to win various raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit programs at Smart’s Middle School.
Date: Saturday, May 5
Time: 8:00am
Location: Smart's Mill Middle School, 850 North King St, Leesburg, VA 20175

4. Wine Tasting and Roses for the Mom with Grown-Up Kids
For the mom whose kids have left the house, enjoy a relaxing day of wine tasting at the Bogati Bodega Vineyard. As if tasty wine isn’t enough, all moms will receive a rose with their visit.
Date: Sunday, May 13th
Time: 12-5pm
Location: Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, 35246 Harry Byrd Hwy, Round Hill, VA 20141

5. Lunch at Lost Creek for the Music-Loving Mom
For that young-at-heart Mom who loves to enjoy live music, Lost Creek Vineyard & Winery is hosting a live music performance on their grounds. Food and Wine are available, so make a lunch date out of it!
Date: Sunday, May 13th
Time: 1-5pm
Cost: Entry is free
Location: Lost Creek Vineyard & Winery, 43277 Spinks Ferry Rd, Leesburg, VA 20175


About Brambleton:
Brambleton is an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Brambleton encompasses nearly 2,000 acres and 8,181 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Brambleton is owned and operated by Soave Real Estate.  For information about the community, please call (703) 722-2864 or visit www.brambleton.com.  Follow Brambleton on Facebook and Twitter.